Feb. 23, 2009: Leonard Cohen & Mogwai


Twin Cities News:

-- Leonard Cohen has announced his first North American tour in 15 years and will play the Orpheum in May.

-- Hip Hop DX interviews Brother Ali. (via)

-- Culture Bully profiles "Lady Cascade" by the Spiritual Mansions and has photos and a review of Juana Molina at the Whole Music Club.

-- How Was The Show has audio from the most recent Mad Ripple Hootenanny while Sara Montour has photos of the event.

-- The Thermals will play the Triple Rock in April.

-- Star Tribune interviews P.O.S. Midwest Broadcast has a P.O.S. tour video.

-- MFR has new music from the Parlour Suite.

-- Metro Magazine profiles Owl City.

-- After pulling out of a show last year, Mogwai will play First Avenue in May.

-- Gimme (Friday's) Noise: Blitzen Trapper play First Avenue.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- Flogging Molly & the Aggrolites @ Myth

Flogging Molly: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

The Aggrolites: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Soilwork, Darkane, Warbringer, Swallow the Sun & Now Until the Hour @ Station 4

Soilwork: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Darkane: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Warbringer: (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Swallow the Sun: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Now Until the Hour: (Official) (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead "Isis Unveiled" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Gun Outfit "Troubles Like Mine" (mp3)


-- Milke "Love Get Out of My Way" (mp3)


-- The Whip "Dubsex" (mp3)